Mendo Insider Tours is a locally-owned company, specializing in intimate small group excursions to Mendocino County’s most unique and exclusive cultural and natural destinations.

As long time locals, we’re here to take you beyond the Main street experience. Join us for our Fine Art, Wine and Chocolate Tour, our panoramic Lost Coast Eco Tour, our family-friendly morning Bird “Safari”, or a Private Tour designed for or by you. A truly memorable and unique Mendocino experience. Please check us out on TripAdvisor.


Art, Wine and Chocolate Tour for the Senses

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What could be more alluring than fabulous fine art, excellent wines and delectable chocolates? Mendo Insider will take you with a small group of individuals to the home studios and workshops of top local artists along the Mendocino Coast. Along our journey we will enjoy scenic vistas ~Sip wine from local award winning and up-and-coming Mendocino County Wineries and indulge in fine local artisan made chocolate. Engaging, entertaining and educational… More


Lost Coast Eco Tour

The resident herd of Roosevelt elk will welcome us as we drop down the rugged road into the Usal Beach campground.This is our launching point to awesome coastline views, wooded precipice trails, isolated beaches, home to the California Black Bear, Cougars, Elk and flora abounding ,our Lost Coast tour…(More)



Family-Friendly Bird “Safari”

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Birdwatching – the fastest growing outdoor activity worldwide. It’s a fun and enjoyable hobby once you learn the basics, and with our enthusiastic birding guides, this 2.5 hour tour is a great introduction for youngsters and adults…(More)



Mendo Insider Tours strongly supports and encourages responsible and sustainable tourism. We are proud to say that we offset our vehicle emissions through an organised carbon-offset program by Terrapass.com.